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A stone obelisk on a square stone plinth supported by repaired rubble base. The north side of the base of the obelisk has an inscription in Latin. The remains of iron cramps are set in the faces of the upper part of the obelisk.
The name derives from the story that the Christian forces shouted 'Alleluia' three times before the battle and this, amplified by the surrounding hills, was sufficient to cause the larger heathen forces to panic.
H 488 x W (?) x D (?) cm
commissioned by Nehemiah Griffith of Rhual
Grade II (England and Wales)
at all times
AD ANNUM / CCCCXX / Saxones Picriq Bellum adverfus / Britones juildis viribus susciperunt / In Hac Regione Hodieq MAES GARMON / appellata cum in Praedium defcenditur / Apostolicis Britonum Ducibus GERMINO / et LUPO CHRISTUS militabat in Castris / ALLELUIA tertio repetrium exclamabant / Hostile Agmen Terrore prosternitur / Triumphant / Ho ibus Fu s sinc Sanguine / Palma Fide non Viribus obtenta / M P / in VICTORUE ALLELUIATICAE memoria / N G / MDCCXXXVI